Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Around The Blogosphere 15 July 09

Study Measures the Chatter of the News - a new computer analysis of news articles and commentary on the Web during the last three months of the 2008 presidential campaign reveals that traditional mainstream media news outlets lead and the blogs follow, typically by 2.5 hours. This is according to the New York Times, which also says that a relative handful of blog sites are the quickest to pick up on things that later gain wider attention on the Net, led by Hot Air and Talking Points Memo.

Read:: “Meme-tracking and the Dynamics of the News Cycle” (PDF format) and Broadcasters Seek Federal Aid...

The people at TechCrunch have often criticized Google Reader’s social features, saying that they left a lot to be desired. Today comes praise from TC: "The search giant is slowly moving in the right direction towards making shared items more accessible between friends, but it’s still rather clunky. Today, the functionality receives yet another upgrade, including one that may finally spur social usage — “liking” items.

Beginning today, you can search for people who are sharing items via Google Reader. Previously, people either had to be in your contact list or you had to share your ridiculous Shared Items URL." (+Link)

Turkey and My Foreign Perspectives reports that yet another lawsuit has been filed in Turkey that has resulted in the banning of another web service:

Mariyah writes about her blogging journey, and gives tribute to various Syrian blogs that she follows.

Mohammed writes about a phenomenon that he feels has gone too far. He feels that many people have a certain “Religion Influenza [Ar] that makes them hostile to anything related to religion

Geoffrey Philp's Blog Spot presents photos of Rastafari Inna the White House

HipHop fans: Miss Info posts links to footage of Inspectah Deck’s Joe Budden diss onstage and Deck’s statement - from the Washington, D.C. stop of the Rock the Bells tour, when Inspectah Deck addressed the crowd.

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  1. Hey, Dave, thanks for the link!
    You been busy with mobile blogging I see.


  2. Wow Thank you for so informative post.


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